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C. L. "Tick" Shelton

July 25, 1932 — October 10, 2020

C. L. “Tick” Shelton, 88, a resident of Ocoee, TN, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020 at his residence. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a 32 degree mason, and was a member of the Scottish Rites.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Shelton; mother, Lillie McNelly; brothers Wallace Shelton, James R. Shelton; sisters Ruth Bates, Kathleen Shelton, and Ezna Pritchard.

He is survived by daughter, Teresa Shelton of Cleveland, TN; several nieces and nephews; and special nephew, James Standridge.

A Masonic service will be conducted at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 16, 2020 in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home. A white dove release ceremony and the playing of bagpipes will conclude the service.

You may watch the service via live stream on Ralph Buckner Funeral Home’s Facebook page.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 16, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association, American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA  22312 or to the American Heart Association, 519 E. 4th Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403.

We invite you to leave a message of comfort and sign the Shelton family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of C. L. "Tick" Shelton, please visit our flower store.

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